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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.
11:00The Tall Stranger[SUB]A Union soldier struggles to recover from a violent encounter with a gang of lawless cattle rustlers, but his recuperation is cut short as he works to ensure the safety of a group of Confederate homesteaders journeying north at the end of the Civil War. Western based on a novel by Louis L'Amour, starring Joel McCrea, Virginia Mayo, Michael Ansara and Michael PateFilm/Western
12:40Brief Encounter[SUB AD BW HD]A suburban housewife meets a married doctor by chance in a railway station waiting room. Later, their paths cross many times until the pair become friends and their meetings a fixed arrangement. But as their feelings for each other transform from friendship into passion, both come to realise the affair is doomed to fail. David Lean's romantic drama, with Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard and Cyril RaymondFilm/General Movie/Drama
14:20Shenandoah[SUB HD]A Virginian farmer is left to raise seven children after his wife dies. He tries to keep his family out of the American Civil War, but when Union troops abduct his son, and his son-in-law enlists with the Confederates, he is unable to maintain his neutral stance and is dragged into the conflict. Western, starring James Stewart, Doug McClure, Rosemary Forsyth, Katharine Ross and Patrick WayneFilm/Western
16:25Sink the Bismarck![SUB AD BW HD]Fact-based Second World War drama, charting the mission to track down and eliminate the pride of the German fleet, a fearsome battleship devastating British vessels in the North Atlantic, orchestrated by a British naval officer recovering from his wife's death in an air raid. Starring Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Laurence Naismith and Karel StepanekFilm/Adventure/War
18:20The Phantom of the Opera[SUB AD HD]A disfigured composer lurks in the catacombs beneath a Paris opera house, giving rise to stories that the building is haunted. The lonely maestro becomes infatuated with a talented young singer, and plans to turn her into a star. However, his love for her is doomed to end in tragedy. Adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, starring Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Miranda Richardson and Minnie DriverFilm/Musical
21:00Get Him to the Greek[SUB AD HD]A record company employee is given the dubious task of making sure a manic, sex-crazed British rock star makes it from London to his comeback concert in Los Angeles without causing too much mayhem along the way. His task is made all the harder by his charge's infatuation with a model. Comedy, with Russell Brand reprising his role from Forgetting Sarah Marshall alongside Jonah Hill and Rose ByrneFilm/Comedy
23:10Watchmen[SUB AD HD]At the height of the Cold War, former superheroes driven into retirement by public outcry are confronted with the murder of one of their number. As they face the possibility of a conspiracy to eliminate them, the world edges closer to the brink of nuclear war. Sci-fi drama, based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' graphic novel, starring Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley, Malin Akerman and Billy CrudupFilm/Science Fiction
02:15Huge[SUB HD]An aspiring stand-up comic is heckled by an audience member, and is surprised how well the rest of the crowd respond to their banter. He takes this as a sign they have the makings of a successful double act, but things do not work out as planned, and over a series of disastrous gigs, their relationship grows increasingly bitter. Drama, starring Noel Clarke and Johnny HarrisFilm/General Movie/Drama